Indoor Snow Play

by Linsdey Bell

The blizzard kept us snowed in for nearly two weeks. I needed a break from the restlessness, and my kids did not need more TV. So I dumped buckets of snow into the bathtub. My young son built mountains and “worked” in the snow with his tractors. He and his dad even waged a mini-snowball fight as the melt-off trickled down the drain, and we discovered hours of winter fun.


This article appeared in the December 2012 issue of Thriving Family magazine. Copyright © 2012 by Lindsey Bell. Used by permission. ThrivingFamily.com.

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